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Pāhoa, Hawaii

Curtain of Fire

An erupting wall of magma.
Vancouver, British Columbia

Gastown Steam Clock

A working steam clock, one of only a few in the world, located in Vancouver's Victorian Gastown.
Vancouver, British Columbia

Stanley Park

"Girl in a Wetsuit" is what happens when a sculptor has to find a way around a 100 year old copyright.
Vancouver, British Columbia

The Marine Building

This art deco masterpiece has stood in for some of the most famous buildings in comic book history.
Coober Pedy, Australia

Coober Pedy

An opal mining town in the middle of Australia where people live, worship, and shop underground.
Yallabatharra, Australia

Principality of Hutt River

A micronation of epic proportions.
Cervantes, Australia

The Pinnacles

Alien rock formations grown from the sands of an Australian national park.
Hiroshima, Japan

Hiroshima's Hypocenter

A plaque marks the site directly below the mid-air detonation of the atomic bomb over Hiroshima.
Hiroshima, Japan

A-bomb Memorial

Peace Park and the A-bomb dome.
Parkes, Australia

Parkes Radio Telescope

Giant dish located in a sheep paddock was primary receiver of Apollo 11 TV transmissions.
Punakaiki, New Zealand

Pancake Rocks

This strange geological landscape erupts with sudden bursts of water.
Eden, Australia

Eden Killer Whale Museum

A microcosm of the whaling industry in a small Australian town.
Swan Hill, Australia

Pioneer Settlement

Australia's first open air museum and antique 3D theater.
Goulburn, Australia

Big Merino

Three-story concrete ram with a permanent gift shop.
Kingston SE, Australia

Larry The Red Big Lobster

A massive metal lobster welcomes tourists to a roadside restaurant.
Bodalla, Australia

Big Cheese

Giant wheel of cheese marks a dairying village.
Port Campbell, Australia

The Twelve Apostles

Nine limestone rock stacks on Australia's "Shipwreck Coast."
South Island, New Zealand

Franz Josef Glacier

The glacier tucked within a New Zealand rainforest.
Milford Sound, New Zealand

Milford Sound

Dolphins, ancient clams and hundreds of waterfalls make this one of the world's top tourist destinations.
Port Campbell, Australia

Loch Ard Gorge

A clear example of the process of erosion in action.